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To keep up to date with and read about our latest news and events visit here regularly. Our posts will cover events and news that relate directly to our practice, while also updating you on important legal issues and updates.

July 4, 2022

Overview of the Official Information Act 1982

The Official Information Act (“the Act”) came into effect in 1982 in order to repeal the 1951 Official Secrets Act, […]
May 17, 2022

Changes are now possible on a birth certificate

Every child born in New Zealand receives a birth certificate including the details surrounding the time and place, who the […]
March 22, 2022

Overview of the End of Life Choice Act 2019

The End of Live Choice Act 2019 came into effect in November 2021 (“the Act”). It establishes the framework for […]
February 11, 2022

Getting a Mortgage in 2022 – what you need to know

You may have heard that banks have been tightening their belts but why has this happened and what can you […]
June 14, 2021

Proposed Changes to hate crime and hate speech laws

The Government is proposing amendments to current hate speech and hate crime laws in the wake of the Royal Commission […]
March 24, 2021

Changes to sick leave entitlements

As has been anticipated, there are some proposed changes to the Holidays Act 1993 (“the Act”) that are expected to […]
February 23, 2021

Changes to the Privacy Act

The Privacy Act 2020 replaced the Privacy Act 1993, and came into force on 1 December 2020. The exponential change […]
October 31, 2020

Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 – key points

The purpose of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (the “Act”), is to protect the interests of consumers while balancing the […]
August 28, 2020

Overview of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act

The rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic was an unprecedented global disaster. Entire nations were forced to go into lockdown, […]